Project Officer / Finance Officer

WaterAid Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-10-06 Deadline: 2017-10-11
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelors/Master degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Project
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position 1 : Project Officer(Finance) - Hygiene promotion through immunization in Nepal
Duration: 6 months
Duty Station: Kathmandu, MoH/CHD, Immunization Section, with regular travel to project sites
Required Number: One
Reports to: Project Manager – Hygiene promotion through immunization in Nepal

Position Description:
The officer will be expected to contribute to, assist and support the successful design, delivery and evaluation of the project to pilot hygiene promotion through routine immunization, implemented in collaboration between the Nepal Ministry of Health and WaterAid. The officer will provide robust financial administration and management for the project. The officer is also required to provide administrative and coordination support to the Project Manager and ensure timely support to CHD/EPI to conduct key coordination and technical support activities. The role will require the individual to develop strong and productive working relationships with government counterparts (at Central, Regional and Districts level), WaterAid Nepal and UK teams, and other Health and WASH sector stakeholders for the effective delivery of the project.

Position 2: Finance Officer (maternity cover)

Duration: 1 year

Duty Station: WaterAid Nepal Office

Required Number: One

Reports to: Senior Finance Officer

Position Description:
The officer will be responsible for the following functions of WaterAid Nepal. Overall payment process, transaction posting in financial software, tax deposit & verification, maintain good filling system of financial records, support in monthly finance closure, custodian of cash and cheque books, handle petty cash, support in internal and external audit etc. This position is mainly based in WAN county office but there may be occasional requirement of travel to the partners’ offices, and project sites.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance, Master's degree preferable
  • A minimum of two years’ work experience in admin and financial related work preferably in I/NGOs
  • Experience of working of accounting and finance
  • Experiences and understanding of MoH’s working modality be desirable (for position 1 only)
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills in English and Nepali languages
  • IT literate (word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivation, creativity and an ability to perform without close supervision
  • Knowledge and experience of working/assisting programme evaluation and monitoring
  • Knowledge of and willing to learn administrative system and procedures

Desirable (for position 1 only)

  • Knowledge and experience of working on routine immunization and hygiene promotion
  • Knowledge and practical experience of implementing programme using FCHVs / front line health workers

By 2030 we want everyone everywhere to have clean water, sanitation and hygiene. We need you to help us make it happen. If you bring your expertise, passion and professionalism, we will give you a lot back.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organization.

Interested and competent applicants are requested to send the following documents via email to mentioning position applied for in the subject of the email no later than Wednesday, 11th October, 2017.

Documents to be submitted:
(i) Application letter (ii) Recent Curriculum Vitae


Detailed TOR for the position can be obtained by sending a request to the above email. Telephone queries will not be entertained.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

This Job is expired. The Company is no longer accepting applications for this position.

Organization Summary

WaterAid Nepal (WAN) is an international non-governmental organization established  in 1987 with the aim of transforming lives by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene in the poorest communities. WAN has been contributing to the water and sector in Nepal by increasing peoples’ access to inclusive and sustainable water and sanitation services, improved hygiene behaviour coupled with advocacy and capacity building on WASH.
Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kupondole, Lalitpur, Nepal GPO Box. 20214, Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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